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North Devon Maritime Museum

Odun Road, Appledore EX39 1PT, England
+44 1237 422064
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Time and tide

Simply stunning afternoon visit. A beautiful museum, well laid out and informative. Don’t miss it... read more

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16Littleflower
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Perth, United Kingdom
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A rest from the hot weather

Very interesting museum worth a visit. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Enjoyed our visit on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Diane E
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Oswestry
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The North Devon Maritime Museum will be open daily from Thursday 29th March at 10:30am until 5:00pm until Wednesday 31st October 2018 . Last admission an hour before closing. Come and visit this gem of a museum. Quizzes and eye-spy for children. Fascinating walks around the picturesque village( plenty of eateries)or follow the coastal path around to Westward Ho!
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Odun Road, Appledore EX39 1PT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Simply stunning afternoon visit. A beautiful museum, well laid out and informative. Don’t miss it if in Appledore. Well done to all involved.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting museum worth a visit. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Enjoyed our visit on a very hot day

1  Thank Diane E
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Putting the North Devon Maritime museum on our to do list presented at first an ambivalent choice. on this and other uk trips, we've experienced maritime oriented local museums that were a bit too often a little humdrum, gray, dusty and disinterestingly repetitive. Not so...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great little museum, plenty of interesting exhibits and information. Staff were very friendly and helpful! Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst away on a short break with my wife and daughter, we passed this museum. My little girl wanted to visit, it’s a lovely little museum which she thoroughly enjoyed. She learned some interesting facts and did a little trail she was given at the...More

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see attraction in Appledore, very well set out and informative. Incredible amount of history.

Thank Ian H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well laid out and lots to look at, Very varied: Guide sheets loaned for visit. Life stories, incident reports, snapshots of all sorts of events, replicas, models. Little shop. Enjoyed far more than expected.

Thank hillgillian
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic archives of ships, sailing, shipbuilding, West Couintry history, beautifully arranged and accessible. The volunteer staff are well informed, friendly and very helpful. A brilliant little Museum

Thank DHW2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit to catch a glimpse of the local shipbuilding industry, which is still active, and goes back centuries. Also of interest is the fact that Appledore was a main port on the North Devon coast, with cargoes being transferred to smaller vessels for...More

Thank Xnij
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting and well laid out exhibits. Reasonable entry fee. Enthusiasm of volunteers apparent who ensured from the outset you were welcome

Thank Tonker551678
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Lynne Q
17 May 2018|
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Response from ronkilby48 | Reviewed this property |
I would say this museum is not wheelchair or scooter friendly as it is on 2 floors (no lifts) and the door widths would not be big enough. I can't remember if if there are steps up to the entrance or not.
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bilvers
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Dogs are welcomed at the museum, they can acompany their owners, be tied up in the garden if required, and always ofered a drink of water!
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